Should the town buy Colby land?


CORNWALL — A piece of land deemed highly valuable to the town for its location has been offered for sale.

The parcel is about 38 acres off Route 128, between the West Cornwall Firehouse and the town sand and gravel pit, and across from Cornwall Consolidated School.

Owner William Colby of Goshen inherited the land from his father about five years ago. Some gravel mining was done there, with limits placed on how much could be removed annually.

With a party interested in buying the property, Colby has offered the town the right of first refusal. A price has not yet been discussed.

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